Alison Hopkins

User Experience Designer Recipe

Prep Time
9 years

Cook Time
"It Depends"

Skill Level


  • 3 parts Interaction Designer
  • 2 parts User Advocate
  • 1 part Information Architect
  • 1 part HTML Code Monkey
  • 1 part Perfectionist
  • Pinch of Visual Designer
  • Dash of UX Evangelist


  • Mix together interaction designer, user advocate and information architect until thoroughly combined. Add perfectionist and stir just until, well, perfect. Bake in nine years as a user experience professional and five years as an html code monkey. Frost with visual designer and sprinkle on user experience evangelist until useful, usable and delightful. Enjoy!


9 years as a UX Designer
7 years in an Agile environment
30+ years as a Geek


UX Design, UX Research, Problem Solving, Collaboration, Presentation, Communication and Nunchuck Skills


Introducing new methods, tools and ideas to solve old problems in new ways, and new problems any way possible.


Perpetual student of life, the universe and everything and the best way to learn is to teach others.

My Work

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Desktop App Redesign

User Research, Interaction & Visual Design

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Web App Redesign

Interaction Design

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Application Redesign

Interaction & Visual Design